Explores the fictional treatment of future Scotlands in the wake of the 2014 Referendum, through discussion of varied speculative novels or stories by Graham Dunstan, Paul Johnston, Ken Macleod, Matthew Fitt, Julie Bertagna, Momus, Andrew Crumey, A.L.Kennedy, Michael Faber, and Sarah Hall, arguing that "the relation between Scottish literature and Scottish politics is more complex than is often thought," that "rather than simply commenting on current political situations, much contemporary Scottish fiction offers a rethinking of politics entirely," and that "Scotland’s future is not, and cannot be, confined to a single narrative."
|Number of pages||18|
|Journal||Studies In Scottish Literature|
|Publication status||Published - 30 Nov 2016|
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- School of Language, Literature, Music & Visual Culture, English - Personal Chair
- English Language and Literature
- WORD Centre for Creative Writing